VBUG Newcastle Event: Sept 4th 08 – ASP.Net MVC Framework Preview with Alan Dean

Next month sees the resumption of the VBUG Newcastle meetings and I have Alan Dean coming up to deliver a session on the ASP.Net MVC Framework Preview.  I am looking forward to Alan’s visit and seeing if he can convince me about MVC as I am still not convinced – it looks too much like old asp to me :o. Details of the session: Alan will be providing an introduction to the new ASP.NET MVC Framework Preview and, by way of association, usage of some new .NET 3.5 features such as LINQ. The talk will cover the MVC design pattern … Continue reading VBUG Newcastle Event: Sept 4th 08 – ASP.Net MVC Framework Preview with Alan Dean

MSDN and TechNet UK Events

Here are a list of forthcoming MSDN and TechNet events this autumn in the UK, unfortunately there aren’t any in the North East this time as yet. MSDN Events MSDN Event – Rich Internet Applications with Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 Location:  Reading Date: 2 September 2008 MSDN Event: Rich Internet Applications with Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1Location:  London Date: 4 September 2008 MSDN Event: What’s New in Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1? Location: Reading Date: 2 October 2008 MSDN: What’s New in Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1? Location: Manchester Date: 7 October 2008 MSDN: What’s … Continue reading MSDN and TechNet UK Events

Manic Miner Now in SilverLight!!

Richard Costall of NxtGenUG has just sent through the details of an implementation of Manic Miner, the old Spectrum Classic, that has been completed in Silverlight.  I started with the C16 and C64 and never had a Spectrum but will be looking forward to having a go with this.  If you had a Spectrum or loved the game, this is a must.  Here are the details from Richard: NxtGenUG Silverlight Manic Minerhttp://www.nxtgenug.net/manicminer NxtGenUG Co-Founder Richard Costall & Member Pete McGann are pleased to announce their “Silverlight” Manic Miner game Beta is now live on the NxtGenUG site. Manic Miner was … Continue reading Manic Miner Now in SilverLight!!